Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment

Vol 1, Issue 2,2003
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255

Effects of pruning and spacing on the yield and quality of eggplant


Mohammad Mahdi Pessarakli 1*, Ramdane Dris 2

Recieved Date: 2003-02-18, Accepted Date: 2003-04-18


The purpose of this review article is to provide a clear and brief information on the effects of pruning and spacing, major cultural practices, on the yield and quality of eggplants. Various suggestions on pruning and spacing of eggplants and the most suitable pruning as well as the optimum spacing to increase the yield and quality of eggplant given by different investigators are discussed in this manuscript. In general, proper pruning and optimum spacing substantially increase eggplant yield and improve its fruit quality.


Eggplant, pruning, spacing, yield, fruit quality

Journal: Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment
Year: 2003
Volume: 1
Issue: 2
Category: Agriculture
Pages: 215-216

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